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Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43626
10/17/04 08:44 PM
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caselec  Offline OP
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I guess Leviton has solved the ground up or down debate. Has anyone here used these yet?
[Linked Image]


Curt Swartz
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Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43627
10/17/04 08:51 PM
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Is the horizontal portion supposed to be on the left or the right? [Linked Image]


Ryan Jackson,
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Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43628
10/17/04 08:54 PM
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Dave55  Offline
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...and if you mount it horizontally does it go on the top or bottom???

Dave

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43629
10/17/04 09:19 PM
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Steve McKinney  Offline
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I think that I have read that if you mount a receptacle horizontally, the grounded conductor goes on top. They theory is something might fall between the cord cap and the outlet.............like a toaster or something like that! ha

Steve

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43630
10/18/04 01:13 AM
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e57  Offline
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Special plate????????????

Man, that thing is making me dissy just looking at it.


Mark Heller
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Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43631
10/18/04 06:58 AM
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Is the horizontal portion supposed to be on the left or the right?
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...and if you mount it horizontally does it go on the top or bottom???

ROTFL! [Linked Image]

We really do miss wonderful controversies like this in Britain!

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43632
10/18/04 07:25 AM
10/18/04 07:25 AM
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the horizontal portion

[Linked Image] But if you mount it horizontally, it won't be the horizontal portion anymore [Linked Image]
www.biceptacle.com

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43633
10/18/04 08:56 AM
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mamills  Offline
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e57: Looking at it from the outside is rough enough. Can you imagine what the INSIDE must look like... [Linked Image].

Mike (mamills)

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43634
10/18/04 09:00 AM
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Roger  Offline
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This one covers all the possibilities.

[Linked Image]

Roger

Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved #43635
10/18/04 10:55 AM
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Roger: I have seen a few of those around my area. Are they made to mount directly to a 1900 box?

Mike (mamills)

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